Finally, I had a full afternoon to sew – no storms in sight. I was able to finish up this soothing blue quilt:
|And I love the batik backing - perfect colors!|
I was sent the center (with the squares all sewn) to do whatever I wanted to finish it up to 40x60 and send off to Quilts Beyond Borders. So I added the medium blues and blue/grays for the borders and the appliqué and quilted it up. I think a young lady will like it a lot. All of the fabrics are so soft to the touch – it is very huggable!
And I made a lot of progress on the Lighthouses:
Again, the center was completed by a fellow guild member and sent to me to finish up. I don’t know if the blocks on the ends look more like pinwheels or boat propellers! Either way is ok to accompany the lighthouses …
I walked again this evening and found a few interesting items. Our newspaper’s garden section recently had an article about lichens and I saw that a lot of the palms along my walk had lichens on them. This one had both lichens and ferns: